CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to the CCA Foundation

Established in 1985, the Community College of Aurora Foundation (the “Foundation”) is governed by a voluntary board of directors.  The Foundation’s stated mission is to “build financial and public support for the Community College of Aurora” and its stated goals are to:

    •    Provide financial support to the College and its students through effective fundraising
    •    Build public and business awareness of the College and the benefits it provides the community
    •    Provide community input and counsel to the College
    •    Effectively discharge its responsibilities of property holder and administrator



Giving to CCA

Your support makes an enormous difference in our students' lives, so thank you!  Checks should be made out to the CCA Foundation, or you can make a donation online. Property should be transferred to the CCA Foundation, and property should be sold in the name of the CCA Foundation.  If you need the CCA Foundation’s tax ID number, please contact the Foundation Office.







CCA Foundation Scholarships

The Community College of Aurora Foundation offers scholarships for a variety of students. Whether you have a 2.0 GPA or a 4.0, there are scholarships for you! Whether you are receiving money from the federal government through a Pell Grant, or you do not qualify for one, there are scholarships available. 

Go to CCA Foundation Scholarships 

Donate towards a CCA Foundation Scholarship 









News & Events

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Institutional Effectiveness head

    Chris Ward, a longtime college leader in grants and planning, has been promoted to Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Community College of Aurora President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven announced.

    Ward began his new duties Jan. 6.

  • Search for classes now

    Summer classes in ColoradoCCA's summer and fall registration periods open April 7 and April 28 respectively. The summer semester at the college is shorter than others, consisting of just ten weeks. Many of the classes available are guaranteed to transfer to any public college or university in Colorado.

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Part of PTK all-academic team

    Anita Mansouri and Emily Serff (left) have been named Community College of Aurora honorees for the Phi Theta Kappa All Colorado Academic Team, the Colorado Community College System announced.

  • All-Colorado Academic Team

    The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Colorado Academic Team Luncheon was held March 12 in Denver. Two CCA students were honored at the ceremony: Emily Serff (American Sign Langauage Interpretation) and Anita Mansouri (Nursing, second from right with college President Betsy Oudenhoven, Sen. Nancy Todd, and Rep. Su Ryden).

    Both CCA representatives have gripping backgrounds.

  • Nightingale Award nominee

    Jennifer VanderMeer, director of Health Sciences at CCA, has been nominated for a Nightingale Award for Excellence in Human Caring.

  • Seeking hiring employers

    The CCA Spring 2014 Career Expo will take place Thursday, April 24, in the West Quad at Lowry (710 Alton Way, Denver). Regular registration for interested employers/companies runs through 5 p.m. on April 11, with late registration running another week with a higher fee attached.

  • CTC Rotunda April 17, 11am

    The 6th Annual Take Back the Night event happens Thursday, April 17th from 11am – 8pm in the CentreTech Campus Rotunda. The event – recognized as part of a national movement to promote safety from violence – this year combines sexual assault awareness and prevention with a presentation of information on healthy sexuality, empowerment and consent.

  • WorldDenver Fellow participant

    Dr. Bobby Pace sees his acceptance as a prestigious WorldDenver Fellow as a win-win-win.

    On one hand, it will serve to increase his knowledge base on global matters affecting the Aurora community, while highlighting the greater Denver area as an international city.